Cheryl is saddened by actor's death

Stars have been speaking of their shock at the tragic death of Paul Walker.

The heartthrob actor, best known for starring in the Fast & Furious movies, was killed on Saturday when a Porsche being driven by his friend crashed near Los Angeles.

Both Paul, 40, and his companion Roger Rodas were pronounced dead at the scene after the vehicle went up in flames.

The sad news has sent shockwaves through the showbiz world, with celebs including Cheryl Cole paying tribute to Paul.

Wow. What sad news life is so precious,’ Cheryl, 30, posted on Instagram.

R.I.P handsome man #PaulWalker

Cheryl also sent her condolences to the loved ones of former racing driver Roger, 38, who was a close friend to Paul.

My thoughts and prayers also to the loved ones of Roger Rodas, who died alongside Paul Walker,’ the singer Tweeted yesterday.

Sending my love to everyone this has affected.

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